Renewing your NJ FamilyCare benefits

What you need to know and do.

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What is NJ FamilyCare renewal?

It’s the way to see if you are eligible to keep getting NJ FamilyCare benefits for another year. The state will send you a notice saying you need to reapply for NJ FamilyCare, for most people it’s every 12 months.

The notice will tell you:

  • The date your documents are due
  • What information you need to give
  • What documents you need to send
  • Ways you can renew

What documents will I need?

It will depend on what applies to you, so check your notice. You may need to send copies of:

  • Your birth certificate or driver’s license/state ID
  • Pay stubs or tax returns
  • Bank statements
  • Proof of address
  • Bills for housing, utilities and other expenses
  • Medical records
  • Record of immigration status

What happens if I miss the renewal due date?

If you miss the renew due date, your benefits may end.

Where can I go if I have more questions?

What if my family makes too much money to qualify for NJ FamilyCare?

New Jersey residents at higher income levels can purchase health insurance through GetCoveredNJ, the State Marketplace, at opens in a new tab


Learn more about renewing your coverage by visiting opens in a new tab


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In person

Contact your local County Eligibility Agency and complete the forms in person. Find locations at opens in a new tab

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By phone

If you need help call 1-800-701-0710, TTY 711 or if you have questions about UnitedHealthcare® benefits and services, call Member Services at 1-800-941-4647, TTY 711.


See your member benefits and other health plan details at opens in a new tab



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